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Inmate injured in Hinds County Jail fight

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An inmate was injured during an altercation at the Hinds County Detention Center Tuesday night.

Othor Cain, a spokesman for the Hinds County Sheriff's Department, inmates got out of their cells and entered the commons area of the facility. A fight started, and one inmate was cut with a shank.  He was taken to a hospital.

Cain says this happened before 7.  The inmate was treated and released.

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